Microscopic Images as Art Form

Last week, I stumbled upon a microscopic image of an ocean water drop on social media. Later it turned out that not only I was 7 years too late to see it but it was also totally not a random drop of water but a glob of zooplankton. Nevertheless, I ended up perusing the collection of other microscopic images shared by Microscopicture Twitter account.

It was fascinating to see that human muscle tissue looks rather like a red fiber optics cable and a blueberry looks like a set from a fantasy movie. Equally entertaining and educational, some pictures look like bona fide art and have almost mesmerizing effect, especially if you spend all day staring at the code. JP

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